Jay Sennett was born in Denver, Colorado, in the western United States. He transitioned from female to male in 1996.

He has worked in higher education, healthcare and nonprofit management. He eventually trained in the field facilities management, where he worked for a large Division 1 public University, managing logistics and operations for the School of Social Work.

black and white self-portrait of Jay Sennett

Jay lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan with his wife and cat.